Bethlehem Skyline

Now we’re into December the Monday FREE tutorial download will move into Christmas mode. Today’s card is Bethlehem Skyline. It’s a bit different to my usual cards but I’m sure you’ll enjoy having a try at making one. Bethlehem Skyline This card uses Stampin’ Sponges to add colour. You can use 1 sponge and cut it into four so you have one wedge for each colour. This is a really fun technique, so take your time. Remember to add small light… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Heat Embossing Oh the Latte Girls have had fun creating the projects for this week’s blog hop – Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Heat Embossing. This technique is easy to do and gives your card interest and depth. See what all The Latte Girls in the hop have come up with: Leonie Schroder Libby Dyson – You are here Narelle Fasulo Sandie Morthern Now yesterday I shared a video on how to do the… Read more »

Quick & Easy Good Tidings

OK, so I know these usually happen on Monday but Quick & Easy Good Tidings is here today. It has a FREE downloadable tutorial. I had a blog hop on Monday and a Video already planned for yesterday, so this morning was my next opportunity. This card really is a Quick & Easy Good Tidings. You can do as much or as little ink distressing or shading as you want depending on the look you’re after. It uses what aren’t traditional Christmas… Read more »

Faux Metal Technique

Today I’m bringing you a fun technique which will make your cards look amazing. The Faux Metal Technique is quick and easy to do with almost any stamp image. Today I have used it with a Christmas card and quite like how the Silver turned out. How do you like the little star in the corner? Today’s video shows you how I make the card as well as how to do the technique. So watch the video and see how I… Read more »

Smoosh Christmas

I shared yesterday a technique I called Watercolor Smoosh and two of the cards made. Today’s post Smoosh Christmas shares the third card. This one was done on Watercolor Paper and the Clear Block with Lemon Lime Twist and Emerald Envy. I turned it into a Smoosh Christmas Card. Smoosh Christmas I thought the Watercolor Smoosh background resembled a type of wreath or holly bush. I know it’s probably a reach but hey, I tried. Anyway I combined it with some Berry… Read more »

Watercolor Smoosh

Welcome to another Thursday Video. Today we’re playing with the technique I have called Watercolor Smoosh. It’s lots of fun but you may get a bit inky. You wouldn’t be having fun if you didn’t get inky, right? Watercolor Smoosh Now on the video I didn’t have finished cards to show but said I’d add them to my post, so here is the one done on the Glossy Card card with the Watercolor Smoosh one on the baking paper. I love the… Read more »

Do You Repeat?

Weird question, I hear you say. Do You Repeat? Well honestly I couldn’t think of what else to call this post. I’ve done some repeat stamping to show how I featured it as part of a colour combo challenge at Colour Inkspirations. It is a Facebook Group. It’s open to anyone who would like to participate in a colour combination challenges. You don’t need a blog or web site, just go to the group and see what the current challenge is…. Read more »

Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge 1

This week the Global Design Project #113 Colour Challenge has 3 lovely colours to use. I have combined the colours with some Watercolor Paper and some silver to Add A Little Glitz. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project to see the inspiration from the Design Team. Have a look at all the other projects in the challenge as well, while you’re there. I must admit I was a little stumped to start with. Then had this idea of… Read more »

Watercolor Embossing Folder

Watercolor Embossing This Watercolor Embossing is a fun technique. You can use both sides of your embossing folder to yield two different looks. Clean up is easy and you don’t need much in the way of equipment to do the technique. The card below was one I made from the embossed side of the Embossing Folder, Petal Burst which I used. I speak in the video of how to tell the difference between the embossed and debossed sides of your embossing… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards So today the Latte Girls are having some fun with Shaker Cards. I’m sure you’ll be inspired by Freshly Brewed Projects Blog Hop – Shaker Cards. These cards are both fun to make and for the recipient to receive. Fun Happy Mail has to put a smile on your dial. See what the Latte Girls have to share by visiting all the blogs in the hop: Leonie Schroder Libby Dyson – You are here… Read more »